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Category Archives: Mathematics in the news
Karen Uhlenbeck is being awarded the 2019 Abel Prize. It is a remarkable award for a remarkable mathematician. Uhlenbeck did fundamental work in a quickly developing area of mathematics at an early stage of its development. I was a graduate … Continue reading
Quanta Magazine, from the Simons Foundation, has been publishing some excellent articles about mathematics. It is not a research journal, so Mathematical Reviews doesn’t cover it. Nevertheless, if you want to dig deeper into some of the mathematical issues discussed … Continue reading
The AMS is announcing the winners of some of the major prizes that they will award at the upcoming Joint Mathematical Meetings in Atlanta (January 4-7, 2017). The Joint Prize Session, where prizes from the various participating societies will be presented, … Continue reading
There is mathematics in the New York Times today (December 6, 2015). Not research-level mathematics, but math nonetheless. Specifically, there is an article about using two simple statistical tests as indicators of gerrymandered voting districts. By themselves, the tests don’t … Continue reading